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  • New York Goes Green

    A new trend in green drinks is taking New York City by storm. Today, we’re talking about matcha, a bitter-sweet tea powder that everyone is raving about. Originally used as a ceremonial beverage in Japan and China, often as part of a meditative, spiritual ritual by Zen Buddhists, matcha is seeing a popular resurgence worldwide. Read More...

  • New Rochelle’s Hidden Gem

    Fall is here, and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes fills the air. We can also smell something even more delicious wafting through the streets of New Rochelle: the aroma of seasonal dishes coming from the Culinary Institute of New York’s Dining Lab. Read More...

  • Spotlight on Bahamian Food

    In the Bahamas, the art of cooking is often passed down to individuals during early childhood. Parents and grandparents teach their children and grandchildren how to manipulate flavors, creating a unique burst of flavor on the palate of all those that enjoy any Bahamian meal. When cooking in the Bahamas, individuals learn that they must make use of their gut feeling; those who master their gut may be a culinary force to reckon with. If you take a closer look at “tru’ tru’ Bahamian cuisine,” it becomes obvious that Bahamians ignore modern culinary knowledge in favor of the centuries-old knowledge passed down from their ancestors. Read More...